Monthly Archives: August 2010

A New Type of PTSD?

Lanius, R.A., Vermetten, E., Loewenstein, R.J., Schmal, C., Brenner, D.J., & Spiegel, D. (2010).  A dissociative subtype of PTSD: Clinical and neurobiological evidence.  American Journal of Psychiatry, 167, 640-647. Psychology’s daignostic nosology, the DSM-IV-TR, is currently under intense scrutiny by … Continue reading

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Part I: A Guide to Juvenile Dependence Proceedings

Much of my clinical experience has been with children who are dependents of the court; in other words, children who have been removed from the home for one reason or another.  The California juvenile dependency court system can be overwhelming … Continue reading

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Child-Centered Play Therapy and Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Cochran, J.F., Cochran, N.H., Nordling, W.J., McAdam, A., & Miller, D.T. (2010). Two case studies of child-centered play therapy for children referred with highly disruptive behavior. The International Journal of Play Therapy, 19, 130-143. In the most recent issue of … Continue reading

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Child Sex Trafficking

Welcome to my blog! Ultimately, I hope to use this blog to summarize current research in the field of child psychology and child trauma for parents and providers. With all the new research available in these fields it can be … Continue reading

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